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Brrr.. The Business of COLD

Snow and Cold Weather bring a unique look at how the economy works.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

15 hours

Course Modules

• Thrilling Journey To Alaska • Cho's Ski Resort • Businesses In Winters • Ski Resort Manager • Mr. Harry's Planner • Rising Tourism • Mr. Rock The Camp Counsellor • Cho Makes an Igloo! • Ski Chalet Host • Cho's Chalet View • Traveling Over Snow • Cho Learned Skiing • Cho's Personal Ski • Ski Medical Patrol To The Rescue • Make it Snow!

Learning Outcomes

• Develop an understanding of the tourism industry in winter destinations, including the impact of winter on businesses and the opportunities it presents. • Acquire knowledge about various winter activities and sports, such as skiing, snowboarding, and camping, including their benefits, skills required, and safety measures. • Gain insights into different roles and careers related to winter tourism, such as ski resort manager, camp counselor, ski chalet host, and ski medical patrol. • Explore the practical aspects of planning and organizing winter trips, including researching destinations, booking accommodations and tickets, and creating itineraries. • Enhance problem• solving and critical thinking skills through Hands-on activities like building an igloo, making a personal ski, and creating ski backyards. • Understand the economic significance of winter tourism, its contribution to local economies, and its role in job creation and development.

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

A look at the business of snow and all the jobs that come along with it. From ski medical patrols to ski instructors.

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Ski Instructor and Snowboard Instructor

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My son absolutely loved 'Brrr.. The Business of COLD'! He learned so much about the winter tourism industry and had a blast doing the handson activities like building an igloo and making his own personal ski. Highly recommend! Karen

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